Art of Protesting

SOCIOL 701

Through two 3 hour class lectures students will learn about a varied history of protest art and create art themselves through demonstrations, lectures, and critiques.

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Summer
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As few as 2 days
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What you can learn.

  • Identify how activism and change are important to communities
  • Understand the role art can play in activism
  • Engage in discussions about selected works of protest art, their meaning, and the artist's point of view
  • Apply what you've learnd to create your own protest art or a sign

About this course:

Throughout history, art has been used to advocate for political movements and provoke social action. Through two 3 hour class lectures students will learn about a varied history of protest art and create art themselves through demonstrations, lectures, and critiques. Participants will also use illustration and collage, and other creative techniques to develop protest signs to express social issues.

Summer 2021 Schedule

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Sunday, Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
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Instructor: Janeen Jackson
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Location: Remote Learning
ENROLL BY: Aug 21, 2021
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Notes

Protest Sign Materials List:

  • 20x30 poster board, foam core, cardboard or corrugated plastic board

  • Sharpies and Tempera Paint (various colors)

  • Fabric scraps, magazine/newspaper to cut, construction paper (various colors)

  • Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks

  • Glue and tape

  • Scissors/exacto knife

  • Pencil

  • Optional - long cardboard tube. This will be used as a pole for the sign (metal nor wood is allowed in a lot of major cities)

  • Duct tape

  • A cause or movement you are passionate about

Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Sat Aug 28, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Learning
Lecture
Sun Aug 29, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Learning

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